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Allison Pineau
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Personal information
Full name Allison Marie Pineau
Born 2 May 1989 (1989-05-02) (age 32)
Chartres, France
Nationality French
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current club RK Krim
Number 57
Youth career
Years Team
2001–2003
CM Aubervilliers
2003–2006
Villemomble
Senior clubs
Years Team
2006–2009
Issy-les-Moulineaux
2009–2012
Metz Handball
2012–2013
Oltchim Vâlcea
2013–2014
ŽRK Vardar
2014–2015
RK Krim
2015
HBC Nîmes
2015–2016
HCM Baia Mare
2016–2019
Brest Bretagne Handball
2019–2020
Paris 92
2020–2021
ŽRK Budućnost
2021–
RK Krim
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–
France 247 (605)

Allison Marie Pineau (born 2 May 1989) is a French handballer for RK Krim and the French national team. She won a silver medal with France at the 2016 Olympic Games.

She was voted World Handball Player of the Year 2009 by the International Handball Federation.

Career

In March 2012, Pineau agreed with Romanian CS Oltchim Râmnicu Vâlcea and joined the club on 1 July 2012.

Between 2013 and 2015, she played for ŽRK Vardar and RK Krim. With ŽRK Vardar, she again reached the semifinals of the Champions League in the 2013–14 season claiming the bronze medal after beating FC Midtjylland 34–31.

In the summer of 2015, she returned to Romania after the three months at Nîmes in France. In 2017 she signed a contract with French team Brest Bretagne HB.

International honours

National team
  • Olympics:
    • Gold Medalist: 2020
    • Silver Medalist: 2016
  • World Championship:
    • Gold Medalist: 2017
    • Silver Medalist: 2009, 2011
  • European Championship:
    • Gold Medalist: 2018
    • Bronze Medalist: 2016
Club
  • EHF Champions League:
    • Bronze Medalist: 2014
    • Semifinalist: 2013

Individual awards

  • IHF World Player of the Year: 2009
  • All-Star Playmaker of the World Championship: 2009, 2011
  • Championnat de France Best Defender: 2018
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